Install Skype insider / preview on Fedora

Skype for Linux is finally good again, but you still can’t share your desktop during a call. This feature is available in the latest unstable Skype preview version.


VirtualBox Kernel driver not installed

VirtualBox doesn’t run virtual machines on Fedora and Ubuntu when secure boot is enabled. ¬†Secure boot requires the virtual box modules to be signed. Error: ========================================================= Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is probably not loaded.You may not have kernel driver installed for kernel that is runnig, if so you… Continue reading VirtualBox Kernel driver not installed

Firefox Developer on Fedora 26 Workstation

Install Firefox developer edition or the nightly edition alongside the normal Firefox on Fedora 26 workstation. The below procedure works for both the developer and the nightly edition. replace “-developer” with “-nightly”. Download the most recent version from this Mozilla page. Extract the downloaded archive in the file explorer by double clicking the file. Or… Continue reading Firefox Developer on Fedora 26 Workstation

Node.js and npm on Fedora 26 Workstation

Starting from Fedora 24, npm is a part of Node.js package and does not need to be installed separately. Therefore, to install both npm and Node.js, you need to run: # dnf install nodejs If you are running Fedora 26 you will install nodie.js version 6 LTS Node will be installed in /usr/bin.¬†Information found here.… Continue reading Node.js and npm on Fedora 26 Workstation

Install PostgreSQL on Fedora 26 Workstation

The packages from the standard Fedora repository are almost as recent than the packages in the official PostgreSQL repository. No need to add the PostgreSQL repository. Install the server and client packages. It’s not necessary to install the postgresql-contrib package. This package includes porting tools, analysis utilities, and plug-in features that are not part of… Continue reading Install PostgreSQL on Fedora 26 Workstation